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joao.fernandes@dep.uminho.pt

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Name:
João S. Fernandes
Birth: 
1984-09-29
Nacionality: 
PORTUGAL
Position: 
PhD Students

PhD Candidate

Short Biographical Sketch: 
Background: 

R&D Engineer focused on tissue regeneration with great interest in medical devices development, cell-materials interactions and cell response modulation for clinical manufacturing.
Contact me via: +353851899978 / jp.sfernandes@gmail.com

At the momento at NUI, Galway/ Collagen Solution plc for the development of wound healing medical devices
Specialties: microgels fabrication, cell-material interactions, stem cells response modulation (e.g. ELISA, flow cytometry, microscopy); 3D medical devices design; as well as project manager skills.

Design and characterisation of biomedical materials (e.g. natural and synthetic polymers, ceramics, and composites), which resulted in to the fabrication of nano- and micro-scale biomimetic scaffolds for tissue regeneration - PhD project at 3Bs Research Group, University of Minho.
Specialties: glass/ceramics synthesis, biomedical devices design, fabrication and characterisation, cells isolation, expansion and cell-material interactions assessment.

Development and production of natural nutraceutical/cosmetic products from yeast fermentation - Master Project at Fluxome A/S, Copenhagen.
Specialties: molecular cloning, fermentation; extraction, purification and characterisation of fatty acids (e.g. PCR, western blot, HPLC, GC-MS).

Research Area: 

Tissue regeneration with great interest in medical devices development, cell-materials interactions and cell response modulation for clinical manufacturing. Osteogenic & antibacterial 3D scaffold for Tissue Regeneration manufacturing

Project: 

Antibacterial Glass and Glass-Biodegradable Matrix Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering

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